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Rock County, WI Public Records

Circuit Court
51 S Main
Janesville, WI 53545 http://www.co.rock.wi.us/courts
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 608-743-2200
F: 608-743-2223
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Family, Juvenile, Traffic
Restricted Records: No juvenile, paternity or sealed records released
Family and Juvenile Court is reached at 608-743-2375.
Beloit Municipal Court
100 State Street, 2nd Fl
Beloit, WI 53511 http://www.beloitwi.gov/index.asp
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 608-364-6613
F: 608-364-6642
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Infractions
Register in Probate
51 S Main St, 3rd Fl
Janesville, WI 53545 www.co.rock.wi.us/courts-probate-...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 608-757-5635, 608-757-5636
F: 608-757-5769
Jurisdiction: Probate

Rock County, WI Vital Records

Contact the Rock County Office of the Register of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Rock County
Register of Deeds
www.co.rock.wi.us/registerofdeeds
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 608-757-5650
Fax: 608-757-5563
Recorded Documents

Rock County Vital Certificates

Rock County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Rock County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 720.47 sq mi
Population (2009): 160,155
  • Females: 50.5%
  • White: 92.5%
  • Black/African American: 4.5%
  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 6.6%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 86.3%
Population Change (2000-2009): 7,848
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 3.3%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 6.1%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 11.3%
High School Graduates (2000): 83.9%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 16.7%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.54
Housing Units (2000): 62,187
Homeownership Rate (2000): 71.1%
Migration Flow to Rock County, WI from (2007-2008):

Rock County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $3,500,405
  • Construction: $198,242
  • Retail Trade: $290,930
  • Professional and Technical Services: $88,953
  • Healthcare: $436,138
  • Banking: $82,512
  • Retail Trade: $290,930
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $79,605
  • Manufacturing: $1,004,286
  • Farms: $38,622
  • Government: $456,963
Employed (2000): 76,336
Unemployed (2000): 4,545
Unemployment Rate (2009): 12.5%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $30,891
Local Government Employment (2007): 7,870
Local Government Revenue (2007): $555,145 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $344,154 (thou. dol.)

Rock County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 2,161
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.6
Deaths (2007): 1,272
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.0
Infant Deaths (2007): 17
  • Per 1,000 population: 7.9

Rock County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 397
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 4
  • Forcible rape: 56
  • Robbery: 114
  • Aggravated Assault: 223
Property Crimes (2008): 5,457
  • Burglary: 988
  • Larceny-Theft: 4,196
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 273

Rock County Genealogy Records